Connecting DKL202 down conductor to grounding connector - DKL202 - DKL201

DKL201 and DKL202 Installation Guide

Document code
M211785EN
Revision
D
Language
English (United States)
Product
DKL202
DKL201
Document type
User guide
  1. Turn the down conductor towards the grounding connector, avoiding sharp turns.
    CAUTION Keep the curve of the down conductor smooth with a minimum radius of the bent cable 20 cm (8 in) and never over 90° angles.
  2. Cut the down conductor to the appropriate length.
  3. Strip 40 mm (1.57 in) of the cable jacket from the end of the down conductor.
  4. Unscrew one of the fixing screws in the grounding connector and push the down conductor through the grounding connector.
  5. Secure the down conductor with the fixing screw.
    1
    Down conductor
    2
    Fixing screw

For instructions about routing the cable from the grounding connector to the ground, see Grounding and Lightning Protection in Vaisala Outdoor Installations Technical Reference.